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Shift Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: St. Helens, OR, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!


The Shift Supervisor’s mission is to achieve the operational efficiency objectives associated with the unit's business strategy by optimizing available resources, rigorously applying business processes and establishing an effective communication system. You also build a supervise and competent team and support their production efforts while nurturing a culture of continuous improvement. As a result, you contribute to the achievement of your unit's manufacturing objectives by positively influencing the adoption of healthy and safe behaviours, operating costs, performance, and production capacity and quality.

Short Description


  • Excellent company-paid benefits
  • Weekly Pay (even with salaried positions) 
  • Working with a dedicated and passionate team of leaders
  • Strong Company Culture
  • Profit sharing and 401K Options
  • Working for a company with a strong focus on sustainability and greener initiatives
  • Huge Career Advancement Opportunities
  • PPE Allowance

Important Information to know:


The shift supervisor positions are 12 hour shifts 4 days on, 4 days off and rotation as well of 2 days/2nights 

Individual responsibilities




  • Meet production standards
  • Engage and develop all your employees
  • Ensure quality targets are met




  • Carry out workforce planning and ensure approval of hours worked
  • Ensure constant communication with employees (floor rounds, logbooks, etc.)
  • Coordinate follow-up meetings to ensure targets are met and employees are held accountable
  • Carry out monthly OHS audits as well as accident investigations and analyses
  • Monitor OHS improvements and adjustments
  • Address target shortfalls (KPIs) and coordinate applicable action plans
  • Support teams in problem solving

Experiences and strengths


  • Extensive experience in supervision and the manufacturing sector
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing (an asset)
  • Leadership and a collaborative spirit that inspire and engage teams to achieve excellence
  • Ability to solve problems and prioritize daily tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong listening skills to quickly understand needs and issues
  • Ability to act and react quickly while working on a number of files at the same time
  • Leadership to cultivate a culture of OHS accountability
  • Sound judgment and the courage to make the necessary decisions
  • Agility needed to work with various technological tools
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

Core competencies defined for this job

Managerial courage
Flexibility and ability to adapt
*Health and safety
Active listening
Team leadership
Action-based focus

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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will fairly consider all those qualified for this position. The use of the masculine in our communication refers to both women and men.

About Cascades

Being part of Cascades means revealing the full potential of matter, people and ideas. We are a source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been offering sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in terms of packaging, hygiene and recovery.
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